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- 1864 – An immigrant train traveling from Quebec City to Montreal, Quebec, falls into the Richelieu River at Belœil, Quebec, after failing to stop for a signal at an open swing bridge, killing 99 people; the St-Hilaire train disaster, as it has come to be known, is so far the rail accident with the largest passenger death toll in Canada.
- 1896 – The St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company (predecessor of the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway) is incorporated.
- 1905 – New Haven Railroad acquires control of Branford Lighting and Water Company.
- 1914 – The maiden trip on the Portland–Lewiston Interurban is made when the car Arbutus carries an inspection trip from Lewiston to Portland, Maine.
- 1933 – Portland–Lewiston Interurban ends regular service on its line in Maine.
- 1934 – The Southern Railway renames the Southern Belle passenger train (between London and Brighton, England) to Brighton Belle.
- 1940 – Syracuse Transit Corporation closes the South Salina and Nedrow lines in Syracuse, New York.
- 1947 – The Milwaukee Road inaugurates the Olympian Hiawatha passenger train between Chicago, Illinois and Tacoma, Washington. Simultaneously, the railroad revives the Columbian, operating on the same route.
- 1949 – The final day of steam locomotive service on the Monon Railroad as the Monon becomes one of the first Class I railroads in America to fully convert to diesel motive power.
- "Grand Trunk Railway of Canada". Historica Foundation of Canada. Retrieved April 11, 2011.
- "Railways". Historica Foundation of Canada. Retrieved November 9, 2008.[dead link]
- Thompson, John (July–August 1999). "The Immigrant Special, June 29, 1864" (pdf). Canadian Rail #471. pp. 91–110. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
- "History of the Frisco". TheLibrary.org. Springfield, Missouri: Springfield-Greene County Library District.
- "Corporate History: St. Louis - San Francisco Railway Company". The Truman Area Community Network. Henry County Library. June 2, 2008.
- Government Printing Office (1914). New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co.: Evidence Taken Before the Interstate Commerce Commission. Vol II. pp. 2366–2374, 2394–2397 – via Google Books.
- Cummings, O.R. (May 1956). "Grand Opening". Transportation. Connecticut Valley Chapter National Railway Historical Society. 10: 11. Retrieved June 29, 2015.
- Cummings, O.R. (May 1956). "Souvenirs from lhe Porlland-Lewislon Interurban Scrapbook". Transportation. Connecticut Valley Chapter National Railway Historical Society. 10: 24. Retrieved June 29, 2015.
- BBC News (June 29, 2013). "Walk through "Hazel" on the Belle's 80th anniversary!". Bringing Back the Brighton Belle. Retrieved June 29, 2015.
- Wegman, Mark (2008). American Passenger Trains and Locomotives Illustrated. Minneapolis, MN: Voyageur Press. p. 137. ISBN 9780760334751. OCLC 192109816.
- Scribbins, Jim (2008) [1990 by Kalmbach Publishing]. Milwaukee Road Remembered. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. p. 52.
- "One of the first". Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society, Inc. 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2015.